Daily Archives: March 2, 2013

Box Office: “Jack the Giant Slayer” bombs

It cost a reported $195 million, and needed to make a lot of that back on its opening weekend. The high end of speculation about its potential — 3D prices and all — was about $30 million. Now it looks … Continue reading

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Today’s Interviews: Directors Chris Sanders and Kirk De Micco of “The Croods”

The Big Dreamworks Spring cartoon this year is “The Croods,” about a family of cave men, cave women and cave teens. Fox is distributing it, and since Fox has had a lot of luck with Ice Age movies, well, this … Continue reading

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General Bonner Fellers, the “hero” of the WWII drama “Emperor”?

In “Emperor,” the post-World War II occupation of Japan drama, Matthew Fox plays the brigadier general given the responsibility of investigating Emperor Hirohito’s involvement in the war, his knowledge of war crimes and his ability, as the divine head of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Greedy Lying Bastards”

Seven years after the storms of “An Inconvenient Truth,” and little has changed in the world’s efforts to come to grips with climate change. The scientific consensus has firmed up, even further. Public opinion has, at last, fallen in line … Continue reading

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